Angkor Thom. The Bayon. Face of Jayavarman VII as Avaliketeshvara. Detail.
12th c Cambodian Khmer Architecture
KHMER (ANGKOREAN) Anonymous
(active c. 802 - c. 1450)
The gigantic faces of the king watch over his people. He identifies with Avaliketeshvar , the Bodisattva of Mercy.